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Ruptured Hemorrhoids Bleeding
I think my external hemorrhoid ruptured. It looks black and blood consistently coming out. Looks like open wound. How long before its stops bleeding?
Care of hemorrhoids: I agree about likely rupture. Hemorrhoids are a dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Non operative treatment includes a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, laxatives to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals, ) and hygiene (shower, hair dryerdryer daily). Surgery when above fails. Ok to see doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: Can bleed from hemorrhoids without any pain or symptoms. See a doctor for an examination to be sure that bleeding is from only hemorrhoids & not anything else. ...Read more
Waste time/money: As with most naturalistic / holistic remedies claims ...Read more
Maybe: If this is a persistent problem, you should see your doctor. If its new, try local management first. Topical over the counter cremes, good hydration, moderate to high fibre diet, sitz baths all may help. If the bleeding persists , or is tender, see your doctor. This may be self limited as the bleeding may be the disruption of the engorged hemorrhoid. Good luck. ...Read more
Not at all!:
The most common symptom for hemorrhoids is bleeding. Hemorrhoids are blood vessels that are designed to help control bowel function. In many people, the hemorrhoids get swollen, and since they are filled with blood they can bleed.
People with bleeding disorders have a higher risk of hemorrhoidal bleeding. Either way, a high fiber diet is the first line therapy for hemorrhoids. ...Read more
Yes: Internal hemorrhoid without significant thrombosis may causing chief months painless or painful bleeding, discomfort, tenesmus, with leakage of fecal material. Bleeding occur from the internal hemorrhoid when there is significant dilatation of the internal hemorrhoidal veins which may accompany with thrombosis of the hemorrhoidal veins, leading to rectal bleeding and pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hemorrhoids: Initial treatment consists of warm water baths to rectal area called sitz baths, gentle hygiene with wet wipes and blotting, and application of otc Hydrocortisone cream. Also, dietary changes with gradual increase in fiber, controlling carbohydrates, and increasing water intake. Activity increases help too. Visit with your doctor to make sure that they are hemorrhoids and nothing else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colonoscopy okay?: Your bleeding problem might be as simple as hemorrhoids bleeding; if so, a rectal procedure can be low risk and offer you a significant benefit. However, with other concerns "age" and "health problems", your bleeding problem might not be simple. See your primary doc, get a colonoscopy and depending on those results, your doc will help you decide the best action. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are you sure it is: from the hemorrhoids? GI bleeding from other causes tends to be very foul smelling. How much blood are you passing? I would suggest you see your primary doctor for evaluation. If the bleeding is a lot, go to your local ER. You may need a colonoscopy as part of your evaluation. ...Read more
I always experience a bleeding hemorrhoid due to constant constipation. Is there a cure for this?
Colonoscopy: Have you seen a GI specialist. There may a be a cause other than classic constipation that is causing your symptoms. You may need to be scoped. If nothing is found, there are other studies that may show how your colon is functioning. A GI specialist can guide you thru this. Increasing the (bulk) fiber in your diet and newer products like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) can resolve most issues of constipation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very large and bleeding hemorrhoids since my 3rd child was born. Is surgery my only option?
What is the best thing to treat hemorrhoids near the anus? There is little bleeding and lots of itchiness.
Hemorrhoids: Use' preparation h' use twice a day for 2 weeks.Consult your doctor if not better in 1 week. ...Read more
I had a hemorrhoid burst and it still lightly bleeding, I have no access to a bath, how would i clean so it doesn't hurt?
Moistened wipes : Moist tissue, or better yet baby wipes with aloe work very well. You can also obtain a sitz bath, which is a shallow bath that you sit upon. A medical supply store can also provide a squirt bottle to spray the area clean. ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with internal hemorrhoids. What can I do when I have bleeding. Can I do something to prevent bleeding?
Use stool softener.: Both as treatment and prevention.Eat more fiber, drink more water and exercise more.Hemorrhoids are basically veins that have been injured by our bad habits.Don't let your stools become very hard, the job of the colon is to recover the fluid in the stool;if we do not drink enough water, or eat only highly processed food (no fiber) and don't exercise(the helper to bowel transit) we can expect problems. ...Read more